Mayor Moves to Establish a Panel to Market Everettby

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Moves to Establish a Panel to Market Everettby

In past meetings, a resoIution was made by Alderman Robert Van Campen and Councilor Michael McLaughlin to establish a “blue ribbon” panel for the city of Everett. The panel, comprised of business leaders, community activists and elected officials, will focus on seeking out businesses wishing to do business in Greater Boston, and market Everett...

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Mayor Names Errickson to Head City’s Planning and Development

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. is pleased to welcome Mr. James Errickson as the new Executive Director of Planning and Development for the City.  With the addition of Mr. Errickson to the Senior Management Team, the Mayor also moved the official location of the Planning Office to Room 25, Second Floor of City Hall and...

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Local Business Expands with TIF Agreement

March 16, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. continues to deliver on his push to bring additional growth opportunities to Everett. With the recent City Council approval of tax incentive financing (TIF) for Cumar, Inc., an Everett based Marble and Tile importer, distributor the company can begin to expand their operations and maintain their headquarters on Norman Street...

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Aldermen Against Increasing Local Residential Tax Exemption

March 16, 2012
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At the Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday night, a lengthy discussion arose regarding the tax exemption. Councilors David Rodrigues, Daniel Napolitano and Aldermen Sal Sachetta and Robert Van Campen petitioned that the city of Everett increase the residential tax exemption from 20 percent to 30 percent. “I don’t like seeing the tax rate...

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Mitigation the Way to Go in Overlay District

March 16, 2012
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We wish to correct the impression  given in last week’s editorial that mitigation payments from companies wishing to build and to move their businesses into the overlay district created by the mayor and his planners at city hall is not a solid idea. It is a solid idea and will prove to be a...

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Beacham Street Needs Repair

March 16, 2012
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Once again, we refer to our editorial last week urging the mayor to get Beacham Street paved as it is a public safety hazard of the first order. The deplorable condition of Beacham Street is an embarrassment to this city and to city hall. But the embarrassment is not the mayor’s. It is the...

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Pope John Tigers Fall in North Final

March 16, 2012
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The Pope John XXIII High School boys basketball team saw its hopes for a state championship ended by St. Mary’s High School, 62-39, in the Division 4 North sectional final Friday night at Emmanuel College in Boston. Pope John, led by head coach Dave Sacco, had advanced to the Final Four in the division...

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Police Briefs 03-14-2012

March 16, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6 Cruz Lemez, 42 96 Irving St., Everett, was arrested for aggravated rape of child, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (3 counts), assault and battery, intimidation of a witness. Maximiliano, Munoz, 34, 402 McGrath Highway, Somerville, was arrested on a warrant. Ibraham Olanrewaju, 22, 820 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, was arrested...

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Obituaries 03-14-2012

March 16, 2012
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Theresa DiLiberto Everett Resident Theresa (Bono) DiLiberto of Everett died on March 10. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent; mother of Terry Onessimo of Everett, Maria D’Avolio-Morrell and her husband, Michael of Shirley and the late Anna and Janis and is also survived by six grandchildren, William, Robert, Anna, Maria, Anna,...

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Everett Common Council Votes to Aid Citizens in Surprising New Way

March 8, 2012
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Everett Common Council Votes to Aid Citizens in Surprising New Way

In new business, the Everett Common Council unanimously approved to adopt an Act relative to Living Organ Donation/Live Organ Leave, a law that allows city employees to take 30 days paid leave for live organ donation. In 2005, Governor Deval Patrick implemented the Live Organ Leave law to increase the amount of paid leave...

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Dominic Puleo Sworn in as New Common Councilor

March 8, 2012
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Dominic Puleo Sworn in as New Common Councilor

Dominic Puleo was sworn in as a member of the Common Council Monday night. Puleo was given a hearty round of applause by his fellow Council members before leaving the room to conduct the ceremony with the City Clerk. The 96 Central Avenue resident was previously questioned with hot-button issues that the council faces...

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Eagle Bank Brings Junior Achievement Program to Everett Schools

March 8, 2012
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Eagle Bank Brings Junior Achievement Program to Everett Schools

As part of Eagle Bank’s ongoing commitment to educate Everett students on financial literacy, staff from the bank are teaching a personal finance curriculum developed by Junior Achievement®. Adriana Indrisano, Financial Literacy Coordinator, and Christine Falzarano, Vice President, Community Development and Retirement Services, are teaching the course to approximately 60 Everett High students in...

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City to Hold Public Hearing for Block Grant Revision

March 8, 2012
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The Mayor’s Office of Community Development will hold a public hearing this coming Monday, March 12th, 2012 in the Speaker George Keverian Room – Everett City Hall, 484 Broadway to discus proposed reprogramming of the fiscal year 2010 Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) funds from infrastructure to housing rehabilitation.  The FY – 2010 infrastructure...

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Parkway Planning Takes Skill

March 8, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria is right now in the midst of planning a zoning measure aimed directly at giving a new shape and form to future development along the length of Route 16. The Revere Beach Parkway, as it is known to all of us, is presently an amalgam of many different businesses both large...

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Beacham Street

March 8, 2012
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If the mayor and his development people want to do something useful, they’d get Beacham Street paved and they’d do it tomorrow before there is a disaster. The roadway leading from Route 99 through the oil and fuel storage area and into the area near King Arthur’s is an absolute embarrassment and danger zone...

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Sports 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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EHS Roundup EHS skaters fall to Medford in tourney It is ironic that in the playoffs at every level of sports, almost every team will end its season on a losing note, with the lone exception, of course, of the last team left standing. The Everett High boys hockey team learned the hard truth...

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Police Briefs 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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February 27 Roberto Moreira, 49, 20 Rosedale Ave., Everett, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with revoked license. February 28 Luis Albino, 48, 7 Jones St., Everett, was arrested for domestic assault and battery, intimidation of a witness. Brian Williams, 29, 133 Saunders St., Medford, was arrested on a warrant. February 29 Jose Gutierrez,...

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Obituaries 03-07-2012

March 8, 2012
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Irene Taschetta Everett resident Irene (Kulesa) Taschetta of Everett died on February 28. She was the beloved wife of the late Guy Taschetta; sister of the late Julia Guliano and is survived by her nephew Edward Guliano and his wife, Carol and niece Arlene Mazochia and many great nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements were...

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Everett Pop Warner Huskies Awards Banquet

February 29, 2012
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Everett Pop Warner Huskies Awards Banquet

Karen Nalen was presented an award for outstanding service to the Everett Huskies organization at their annual awards banquet that was held Sunday at Silver Fox. Presenting the award were President Joe LaMonica (left) and Vice President Bill Marchante.

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Capuano, DeMaria Meet on City’s Projects

February 29, 2012
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Capuano, DeMaria Meet on City’s Projects

Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. welcomed Congressman Mi­chael Capuano to City Hall last week to discuss ongoing initiatives, upcoming projects and future developments and events here in the City. Everett will become part of Congress­man Capuano’s Congressional District starting in January of 2013. Mayor DeMaria enjoyed the opportunity to discuss po­tential development projects along Parkway...

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Tufts Students to Study Uses for Old Everett High Building

February 29, 2012
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. and Director of Community and Economic Development Marzie Galazaka recently agreed to use the services of Tufts University graduate students to study the former high school for redevelopment.  The students are currently enrolled in the University’s Environmental Policy and Planning program. The primary goal of the project is to analyze...

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Presidential Primary is Tuesday

February 29, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6th is the Presidential Primary in Massachusetts. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.. Here is some helpful information from the City Clerk’s Office and the Registrars of Voters to make your voting experience more pleasant: Since this is a primary, unenrolled voters (commonly called independents) will need to declare themselves...

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Doubts Still Remain for Aldermen About CFO to Manage City Finances

February 29, 2012
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Two items that were revisited Monday night were the orders to accept the local option of consolidated department of municipal finance to allow the city to draft an ordinance creating a finance department headed by a director of municipal finance, and an order of a home rule petition to the State Legislature to allow...

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Due Process is Being Done

February 29, 2012
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Allegations that an Everett custodian may have committed a sexual assault against a first grader at the Keverian School remains a hot topic for discussion in this city where so many parents of Keverian students have been left to wonder about their childrens’ safety. Those allegations are being investigated by the Child Abuse Unit...

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